The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Engineer
Rank 622 611 608
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 35 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.087% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.092% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 21
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 35 £370 -7.50% 6
South East +18 14 £370 -12.94% 3
West Sussex +9 12 £370 +8.82% 1
North East -17 12 £293 -5.64%
Tyne and Wear -20 12 £293 -5.64%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 12 £293 -8.59%
Crawley +15 6 £370 +13.84%
London -14 6 £475 - 2
East of England - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £413 -8.33%
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Middleware
2 39 (66.10%) Unix
3 34 (57.63%) Oracle
4 30 (50.85%) WebLogic
5 29 (49.15%) ITIL
5 29 (49.15%) Solaris
6 26 (44.07%) Linux
7 24 (40.68%) Windows
8 23 (38.98%) AIX
8 23 (38.98%) Perl
9 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
10 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
11 20 (33.90%) Apache
12 19 (32.20%) Change Management
13 16 (27.12%) Service Delivery
14 15 (25.42%) WebSphere
14 15 (25.42%) IBM
15 14 (23.73%) J2EE
16 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
16 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
16 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
16 13 (22.03%) Release Management
16 13 (22.03%) High Availability
17 12 (20.34%) BPSS Clearance
17 12 (20.34%) WebCenter
17 12 (20.34%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (20.34%) QMS
17 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
17 12 (20.34%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (18.64%) JBoss

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (50.85%) WebLogic
2 20 (33.90%) Apache
3 15 (25.42%) WebSphere
4 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
5 12 (20.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (18.64%) JBoss
7 10 (16.95%) MQSeries
7 10 (16.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (15.25%) Tuxedo
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (8.47%) AquaLogic
11 2 (3.39%) CICS
11 2 (3.39%) IIS
11 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (1.69%) Confluence
12 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.69%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) DNS
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
1 8 (13.56%) SSL
2 5 (8.47%) Internet
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) HTTP
4 2 (3.39%) LDAP
5 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) Infinispan
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Build Forge
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) Flyway
4 1 (1.69%) Gradle
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) Middleware
2 14 (23.73%) J2EE
3 12 (20.34%) WebCenter
4 10 (16.95%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.39%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.69%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.69%) JMS
7 1 (1.69%) JMX
7 1 (1.69%) JSON
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.69%) RESTful
7 1 (1.69%) Swagger
7 1 (1.69%) Web Services
7 1 (1.69%) WireMock
7 1 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) STB
3 2 (3.39%) DataPower
3 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Unix
2 29 (49.15%) Solaris
3 26 (44.07%) Linux
4 24 (40.68%) Windows
5 23 (38.98%) AIX
6 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
7 9 (15.25%) OS/390
7 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (11.86%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.39%) SUSE
9 2 (3.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) ITIL
2 19 (32.20%) Change Management
3 16 (27.12%) Service Delivery
4 13 (22.03%) High Availability
4 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
4 13 (22.03%) Release Management
5 12 (20.34%) QMS
5 12 (20.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
7 9 (15.25%) Service Management
8 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.86%) Quality Management
9 7 (11.86%) SOA
10 6 (10.17%) Security Management
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.78%) DevOps
13 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (5.08%) Server Hardening
13 3 (5.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Perl
2 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.64%) Java
4 10 (16.95%) C
4 10 (16.95%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.39%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) Jython
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) BPSS Clearance
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (13.56%) SLA
3 7 (11.86%) ISO 9001
4 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.69%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (5.08%) SELinux
3 2 (3.39%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Oracle
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.42%) IBM
4 10 (16.95%) ServiceNow
5 9 (15.25%) HP
6 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.17%) CA
8 5 (8.47%) Axway
8 5 (8.47%) Fujitsu
8 5 (8.47%) Sun
9 4 (6.78%) F5
9 4 (6.78%) FatWire
10 3 (5.08%) VMware
11 2 (3.39%) Software AG
11 2 (3.39%) webMethods
12 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
12 1 (1.69%) SAP
12 1 (1.69%) Splunk
12 1 (1.69%) Talend
12 1 (1.69%) WSO2
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